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From:Chris Date:March 17 1999 10:00pm
Subject:Re: Displaying image from database
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Rob, how about storing the full paths of the images in the database and inserting them
into your HTML pages? That would also cut down on your DB size a little!

--Chris


On Sun, 14 Mar 1999 04:51:07 Robert Hazeltine wrote:
> Hi
> I am working on a project whereby all the relevant data is stored in the 
> Mysql database and then when required the data is compiled into 
> a web page.
> 
> I have all the text data working properly, but cannot figure out how
> to display the image BLOBS I have created at the same time, or 
> being able to format them within the appropriate HTML tags.
> 
> I was hoping I could do something similar to (pseudo-code):
> 
> # get the image from the database
> $image = "select image from table where id = foo";
>  
> # display the image in HTML
> 
> <IMG SRC = "$image">
> 
> 
> I tried many different ways of getting to this, but none of them 
> work.  I found an example in a news archive somewhere that lets 
> me display the BLOB direct from the database, but it requires that 
> I pass a lot of the information about the file (content/type &c) 
> myself and it does not let me do any proper formatting on the images 
> layout and nor can I display text in the browser at the same time.
> 
> Given that I have my image BLOB properly accessible in the database,
> and I can already pop out any arbitrary text as I wish, what do I 
> do next for images?

Thread
Displaying image from databaseRobert Hazeltine14 Mar
  • Re: Displaying image from databasekalle volkov14 Mar
    • Re: Displaying image from databaseRobert Hazeltine14 Mar
      • Re: Displaying image from databaseThimble Smith15 Mar
    • Re: Displaying image from databaseOliver Artelt15 Mar
  • Re: Displaying image from databaseSasha Pachev15 Mar
Re: Displaying image from databaseChris17 Mar
  • Re: Displaying image from databaseTommi Rintala17 Mar